Rural Calendar 2016

A very useful calendar from the blog of our new Rural Mission and Ministry Group.

Growing: rural mission and ministry in the diocese of Ely

Rural Calendar  – Ely Diocese – 2016


January 10th                 Plough Sunday (The first working day after the 12 days of Christmas for blessing the plough, the seed and can also be used for the blessing of                                                     human labour)

January 5th-7th          Oxford Farming Conference (the major annual national conference on faming)

January 20/21st         LAMMA (UK’s largest farm machinery, equipment and agricultural services show, East of England Showground, Peterborough)

Feb-April                       Spring ‘drilling’ (sowing) period for wheat, barley, beans, oil seed rape, sugar beet (March-April) –  and into May for Linseed

February 23/24   …

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